sadness


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More especially is this the case with those whose lines breathe sadness, where the refrain comes like a sigh at the end of a regret:
Neither was it, as with our neighbors, the English, an atmospheric influence which darkened his countenance; for the sadness generally became more intense toward the fine season of the year.
And if, in the remaining compositions which I shall introduce to you, there be more or less of a similar tone always apparent, let me remind you that (how or why we know not) this certain taint of sadness is inseparably connected with all the higher manifestations of true Beauty.
A feeling of sadness and longing That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.
sire, if I be indeed so, and if my eyes are indeed full of tears, I am sorrowful only at the sadness which seems to oppress your majesty.
Rather did it permeate him with a delicious sadness, and lift him away and out of the Ariel
His sadness was not untouched with bitterness as he thought it over.
The subdued sadness of his manner is reflected in the subdued sadness of his face.
On my lovely ranch in the Valley of the Moon, brain-soaked with many months of alcohol, I am oppressed by the cosmic sadness that has always been the heritage of man.
Dear sisters, let us live and die, if you list, in this green garden's compass; only shun the gloom and sadness of a cloister, and we shall be happy.
I can tell this by the air of tender sadness pervading his letters; and by the fact of his so seldom mentioning my husband, and generally evincing a kind of covert bitterness when he does refer to him; as well as by the circumstance of his never coming to see me when Mr.
But the other rooms looked in keeping, though they conveyed the peculiar sadness of a rural interior.
And it is a sadness as deep-reaching as the roots of the race.
how well I know all the sadness and all the mockery that is contained in those three words.
Maylie beckoned him; much surprised at the mixture of sadness and boisterous spirits, which his whole behaviour displayed.